The Law of Patents

Author: Craig Allen Nard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454878872
Release Date: 2016-06-13
Genre: Law

The Law of Patents, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive casebook on the law of patents that features helpful introductory text, technologically-accessible cases, detailed comments, comparative and policy perspectives, and statutes. Key Features of the New Edition: • Up-to-date Federal Circuit and Supreme Court case law, including Nautilus, Alice, Teva, Williamson, and Lexmark • Detailed substantive comments following the principal cases • More statistics and charts, particularly relating to USPTO decision making and PTAB inter partes review • Enhanced Policy and Comparative Perspectives

The Law of Intellectual Property

Author: Craig Allen Nard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454886655
Release Date: 2017-02-27
Genre: Law

This comprehensive and practical book focuses on the core concepts of Intellectual Property. Its innovative pedagogy engages students with problems drawn from actual cases and provides them with introductions to cases and contextual summaries in the notes. Patent: Up to date Federal Circuit and Supreme Court case law, including: • Nautilus, Alice, Teva, Williamson, and Lexmark • Detailed substantive comments following the principal cases • More statistics and charts, particularly relating to USPTO decision-making and PTAB inter partes review • Enhanced Patent Reform Perspectives (i.e., America Invents Act) Copyright: • Expanded coverage of contemporary developments in copyright law, with 13 new cases; • Broader coverage of recent developments gives adopters greater flexibility in choosing materials within that structure. Trademark: • Updated to reflect recent Supreme Court decisions • New materials on bars to registration, functionality, expressive use, and remedies

Patent Law

Author: Janice M. Mueller
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454873825
Release Date: 2016-07-08
Genre: Patent laws and legislation

Succinct and timely, the fifth edition of PATENT LAW continues to demystify its subject as it explores and explains important cases, judicial authorities, statutes, and policy. Approachably written for law students, attorneys, inventors, and laypersons alike, this text stands on its own or may be used alongside any patent or IP casebook to support more in-depth study of patent law. Updated throughout, the Fifth Edition offers: Up-to-the-minute explanations deciphering the complex first-to-file provisions of the America Invents Act, the most significant change to U.S. patent law in 60 years Further AIA updates throughout the text, emphasizing the newly-implemented inter partes review and post-grant review proceedings Cogent analyses of recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions that have fundamentally impacted patent law, including: Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Teva v. Sandoz Nautilus v. Biosig Octane Fitness v. Icon Health Apple v. Samsung In re Cuozzo Features: Effective, lucid, and complete, Janice M. Mueller's PATENT LAW features: Thorough coverage and clear writing that clarifies principal legal doctrines, key judicial authorities, governing statutes, and policy considerations for obtaining, enforcing, and challenging a U.S. patent In-depth treatment and comparison of pre- and post-America Invents Act regimes for novelty and prior art with numerous hypotheticals Timely statistics on patent trends Succinct analysis of multi-national patent protection regimes Helpful visual aids, such as figures, tables, and timelines A sample patent and breakdown of a prosecution history Boldfaced key terms and a convenient Glossary

Licensing Intellectual Property

Author: Robert W. Gomulkiewicz
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454849643
Release Date: 2014-10-30
Genre: Law

Licensing Law: Theory and Application is a surprisingly accessible book that describes the applications of all aspects of licensing law in business. Real-world context gives students a framework for understanding what their clients will want to accomplish and why. Clear instruction, followed by a series of hands-on problems and drafting exercises, introduce students to the craft of advising clients and drafting a license. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Patent Law and Policy

Author: Robert Patrick Merges
Publisher:
ISBN: 1632824515
Release Date: 2017-01-13
Genre:

This updated seventh edition provides numerous diagrams and figures, concise explanations of relevant legal principles, and, to the extent possible, cases involving relatively simple technologies. In addition to providing the most recent developments, the authors have also tried to put the current evolution of the law in historical context, thus expanding coverage of historically important cases in areas where the law is changing dramatically. This casebook¿s authors host a webpage that features supplemental teaching tools.

Copyright in a Global Information Economy

Author: Julie E. Cohen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454863274
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Genre: Law

Copyright in a Global Information Economy explores the full range of copyright law and its relationship to technological innovations and globalization. Written with precision and clarity, this ambitious yet manageable casebook elucidates the fundamental disputes of copyright law with incisive and balanced perspective. The book features comprehensive coverage of domestic and international copyright law, a balanced treatment of controversial issues, as well as a wide selection of concisely edited cases, engaging and practical examples and discussions, and photographs that facilitate and stimulate discussion of cases. Key Features of the New Edition Reorganization of materials on the copyright owner’s exclusive rights New section on copyright due diligence, licensing, and litigation Updated, streamlined notes and questions Practice exercises designed to engage students from a variety of perspectives including advocacy, client counseling, and legislative Drafting

Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age

Author: Robert P. Merges
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454820098
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age addresses the full range of legal protections for IP: trade secret, patent law, copyright law, trademarks/trade dress, state and federal intellectual property protections, protections for computer software, and a general overview of antitrust law. Top authors in the field integrate cases and materials with challenging practice problems to help students begin to think like practitioners, and their website provides continual updates. The text is deeply enriched by a law and economics perspective, giving students analytical tools to examine the subject in depth. The text is particularly strong on new media issues such as computer software. An annual statutory and case supplement includes an introduction to biotechnology as well a review of all the latest legal developments in IP. The Sixth Edition fully explores the America Invents Act (AIA), the most significant reform to the patent laws in 60 years. This includes a detailed explanation of the new "first inventor to file" priority and novelty rules; in-depth treatment of the new administrative procedures created by the AIA, including Post-Grant Review and Inter Partes Review; description of the new "prior user right" changes in the best mode defense; and other features of the AIA. Features covers the full range of legal protections for Intellectual Property trade secret patent law copyright law trademarks/trade dress state and federal intellectual property protections protections for computer software overview of antitrust law top authors in the field, teaching at schools known for a strong IP focus integrates cases and materials with practice problems to help students think like practitioners enriched by a law and economics perspective that provides students with analytical tools focuses on new media issues such as computer software annual statutory and case supplement introduction to biotechnology latest legal developments in IP Thoroughly updated, the revised Sixth Edition presents: complete coverage of the America Invents Act (AIA), the most significant reform to the patent laws in 60 years detailed explanation of new "first inventor to file" priority and novelty rules in-depth treatment of new administrative procedures created by the AIA, including Post-Grant Review and Inter Partes Review description of the new "prior user right" changes in the best mode defense, and other features of the AIA

International Intellectual Property Problems Cases and Materials

Author: Daniel Chow
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1683284143
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre: Intellectual property

This new edition of the book is completely updated with the latest developments in U.S., EU, and WTO law. It contains a number of new cases, replacing older cases. This edition remains concise and retains the features of the first that made it popular: clear expositions of the law and many short, practical, and straight forward problems that liven class discussions and draw home the lessons to the students. The casebook contains many excerpts of major international intellectual property treaties and can be used without the Documents Supplement. Students who wish to have the full text of the treaties can supplement their study with the comprehensive Documents Supplement.

International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy

Author: Frederick Abbott
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454858935
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: Law

International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy features a comprehensive introduction to the global system regulating the field of intellectual property rights, including how the treatment of IP may affect a broad range of social and political interests. The updated third edition includes discussion of important jurisprudential developments, including recent EU Court of Justice decisions clarifying permissible acts in relation to copyrighted computer software, Indian Supreme Court case law involving patentability standards, and US Supreme Court decisions adopting international exhaustion for copyright. Key New Features Inclusion of important jurisprudential developments, including recent EU Court of Justice decisions clarifying permissible acts in relation to copyrighted computer software and restricting enforcement of intellectual property rights in relation to goods in transit; Indian Supreme Court case law involving patentability standards, and; US Supreme Court decisions adopting international exhaustion for copyright, and limiting patentability of genetic materials and information found in nature. Explains the new European Union Patent System, as well as the new EU IP border measures regulation Describes developments relating to investment and trade disputes involving patents and trademark Reviews ongoing regional and plurilateral trade and investment negotiation

Trademarks and Unfair Competition

Author: Graeme B. Dinwoodie
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781543803020
Release Date: 2018-08-01
Genre: Law

The many strands of trademark and unfair competition doctrine are organized into a coherent conceptual framework consisting of a brief examination of foundational concepts, followed by thorough treatments of the law on (1) the creation of trademark rights; and (2) the scope & enforcement of trademark rights and some related causes of action. The traditional case-and-note format is enhanced by problems that help students understand intricate key topics. Trademarks and Unfair Competition features many issues related to online commerce, such as cybersquatting, keyword advertising, the relationship between trademarks and domain names, and the potential secondary liability of online auction websites such as eBay. International as well as domestic issues are thoroughly explored. Comprehensive coverage of trade dress protection is integrated with issues of word mark protection. New to the 5th Edition: the Tam and Brunetti decisions striking down the scandalousness and disparagement bars to registration extensive coverage of recent case developments on expressive uses of marks in political and artistic contexts the Belmora decision on well-known marks and developments on extraterritorial application of the Lanham Act Key Features: coherent conceptual framework clearly delineating creation of rights and enforcement of rights issues traditional case-and-note format, enhanced by problems thorough coverage of trademark issues arising in online commerce integrated coverage of international and domestic doctrine thorough treatment of trade dress protection, integrated with issues of word mark protection

An Introduction to Patent Law

Author: Janice M. Mueller
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 0735556725
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Law

When students need extra help with patent law, you can recommend this succinct, single-volume text with confidence. AN INTRODUCTION TO PATENT LAW, Second Edition, explores and explains the most recent cases and developments as it demystifies the basics of the field. Suitable for use with any patent casebook, this paperback text:clarifies the principal legal doctrines, key judicial authority, governing statutes, and guiding policy considerations in obtaining and enforcing a U.S. patentaddresses central aspects of international patent law as they affect U.S. practice in the final chapteris written at an appropriate level for students with or without technical backgroundshighlights patent law terms of art in boldface type and defines them in a glossary for quick referenceincludes helpful visual aids, as well as a sample patent The Second Edition features enhanced coverage of:patent prosecution procedurespatent claim interpretation approachesdouble patentinganticipationthe patent/antitrust interfacethe pending Patent Reform Act of 2005 The updated text reflects recent significant case law developments, such as:Symbol Technologies on prosecution history lachesPhillips on patent claim interpretationFesto III on prosecution history estoppel criteriaKnorr-Bremse on willful infringementMerck KgaA on experimental useEolas on component exportsHoneywell on prosecution history estoppelNovo Industries on correction of claim errorsNational Steel Car on temporary presence defenseNTP on 'beneficial use' in the U.S.Chiron on enablement of 'nascent' technologyUniversity of Rochester on the written description requirementKlopfenstein on 'printed publication' prior artSchering on anticipation by inherencyIndependent Ink on patent tying and market powerUnitherm on Walker Process antitrust claims

Property

Author: Jesse Dukeminier
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454896500
Release Date: 2017-11-22
Genre: Law

Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Ninth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a rich visual design, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Ninth Edition, the authors have created a thoughtful and thorough revision, true to the spirit of the classic Property text. Key Benefits: A new chapter on the Intellectual Property/Property relationship, that gives students a taste of patent law, copyright law, trademark law, and trade secrets law. The chapter highlights the differences and similarities among the legal treatment of real, chattel, and intellectual property. A dynamic, two-color designed casebook that encompasses cases, text, questions, problems, examples and numerous photographs and diagrams. Extended coverage of major recent Supreme Court decisions, including Murr v. Wisconsin, Horne v. Department of Agriculture, and Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States.

Trade Dress and Design Law

Author: Graeme B. Dinwoodie
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454831693
Release Date: 2014-12-09
Genre: Law

Building on their well-received casebook, Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy, the authors present Trade Dress and Design Law, the first student text to offer an integrated treatment of the forms of intellectual property protection available for trade dress and designs. This exceptional paperback may be used as the main text in an advanced course devoted to trade dress and designs, or may be used as a supplemental text for an advanced survey course or a variety of other intellectual property courses. This addition to the exciting Elective Series offers an analysis and comparison of the protection of trade dress and designs under numerous intellectual property regimes, including: a detailed exploration of the protection of trade dress and designs under trademark and unfair competition laws thorough treatment of design patent law, an area that is neglected in most student texts on intellectual property exploration of the application of copyright protection to pictorial, graphic and sculptural works, architectural works, and works of visual art, among others coverage of sui generis design protection regimes integrated discussions of European and international sources

Cyberspace Law

Author: Raymond S. R. Ku
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454880004
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Law

Written by the Director for the newly created Center for Cyberspace Law & Policy at Case Western Reserve University, the Fourth Edition of Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials reflects the broad knowledge and experience of a pioneer in the teaching of Cyberspace law. This was the first casebook devoted exclusively to the study of cyberspace law, and is the only one that presents it as the study of the creation, dissemination, and acquisition of human thought, creativity, and information in the digital age. Of note is the casebook’s organization, which allows instructors to adapt the materials to their approaches. Features: The Supreme Court’s recent decisions in J. McIntyre v Nicastro (jurisdiction), Brown v Entertainment Merchants (video games), ABC v Aereo (copyright), Bilski v Kappos (business method patents), and Riley v California (Smart phone privacy) Lower court cases including: Authors Guild v Google (Google books fair use), Lenz v Universal Music (DMCA notice), Fraley v Facebook (Misappropriation), and Verizon v FCC (net neutrality) Presentation of current Internet law as well as related policy concerns that will drive future legal analysis when new issues emerge

Health Care Law and Ethics

Author: Mark A. Hall
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454881803
Release Date: 2018-02-26
Genre: Law

Health Care Law and Ethics, Ninth Edition offers a relationship-oriented approach to health law—covering the essentials, as well as topical and controversial subjects. The book provides thoughtful and teachable coverage of every aspect of health care law. Current and classic cases build logically from the fundamentals of the patient/provider relationship to the role of government and institutions in health care. The book is adaptable to both survey courses and courses covering portions of the field. Key Features: New authors Nick Bagley and Glenn Cohen Incorporated anticipated changes to the Affordable Care Act More current cases and more streamlined notes, including ones on medical malpractice, bioethics, and on finance and regulation More coverage of “conscientious objection” and “big data” - Discussion of new “value based” methods of physician payment - Expanded coverage of “fraud and abuse” Current issues in public health (e.g., Ebola, Zika) and controversies in reproductive choice (e.g., Hobby Lobby) Coverage of cutting-edge genetic technologies (e.g., gene editing and mitochondrial replacement)